NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20190
Since 20180
Since 2015 (last 5 years)0
Since 2010 (last 10 years)4
Since 2000 (last 20 years)97
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 812 results Save | Export
Marcy, Mary B. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
In this article, the author notes that an academic institution is essentially a political, not a corporate, system, and that its leader is more akin to the president of the United States than to a corporate chief executive. This is in spite of the argument, particularly when defending the compensation of college presidents, that leading an…
Descriptors: Governance, Foreign Countries, College Presidents, College Administration
Busher, Hugh – Open University Press, 2006
This book shows how school leaders at all levels "from the most senior manager to the classroom teacher" can help to build learning communities through collaborating and negotiating with their colleagues, students and students' parents and carers, as well as with external agencies and local communities, to sustain and develop the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Inclusive Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Garrett, Joyce Lynn – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2007
Building a repertoire of teaching skills means organizing instructional strategies in some meaningful way. In this brief essay, the author recommends that beginning teachers develop a repertoire comprised of a mix of strategies from each of Joyce, Weil, and Calhoun's (2004) categories: three strategies from the Cognitive Family (Concept…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Concept Formation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Evans, Sam – International Journal of Social Education, 1992
Argues for an increased emphasis on global education in the elementary school curriculum. Contends that cooperative learning and decision-making skills are essential strategies for effective international education. Provides suggestions for development and implementation. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Educational Objectives
American Educator, 2011
In the last issue of "American Educator," several scholars argued in favor of a common core curriculum. By common core, they meant that the curriculum should be broadly adopted (enabling improvements in instructional materials, student tests, and teacher training), but also limited (preserving instructional time for districts, schools,…
Descriptors: Expertise, Core Curriculum, Equal Education, Instructional Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Parker, Ruth E. – NASSP Bulletin, 1985
Discusses the differences between traditional pedagogical methods and small-group cooperative learning. Describes the benefits of the cooperative approach, including emphasis on learning rather than on competition, improved comprehension, and increased social awareness. Provides hints for administrators implementing cooperative learning programs.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
Trani, Eugene P. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Economic news today is filled with discussion about whether the United States has entered a recession. For the author and other presidents of public colleges and universities, whether the downturn can be labeled a recession is far less important than dealing with the effects of economic conditions on institutions. During hard times, both public…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Institutional Survival, Retrenchment, Educational Finance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Walker, Keith D. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of the article is to call upon educational leaders to consider the forces that hinder hope-giving and to consider viewing their work as inspiring warranted hope among their constituents in situations of well-defined reality. Design/methodological/approach: The author argues that hope is an essential component of leader agency…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Labaree, David F. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2006
In this reaction, the author concentrates on evaluating the study's broader interpretive claims. He states that the articles reviewed have the following three purposes: (1) to explore the ways in which a variety of factors shape school change over time; (2) to show how the five factors combine at key points in the story to create what Ivor…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Politics of Education, Educational History
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Brooks, Jacqueline Grennon; Thompson, Eustace G. – Educational Leadership, 2005
One can honor the whole child and every child by recognizing and addressing the social justice issues embedded in classroom discussions. The unconditional respect is every student's entitlement and it provides proper foundation for meaningful teaching and learning.
Descriptors: Justice, Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Cultural Pluralism
Klotz, Mary Beth – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2004
Inclusion of children with disabilities in today's classrooms poses a challenge to teachers, principals, and parents not only to prepare students with special needs for the classroom, but also to overcome the misconceptions of general education students. The author of this article offers suggestions and strategies designed to help principals and…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Educational Environment
Christenbury, Leila – Teachers College Press, 2007
Leila Christenbury is well known as a writer and researcher in English Education: her classic book "Making the Journey," [ED437654] now in its third edition, has been a guide to countless middle and high school language arts teachers. In her new book, this veteran teacher and teacher educator reveals what did and---more surprisingly---did not…
Descriptors: Middle Class, High Schools, English Teachers, High Stakes Tests
Fascilla, Paula, Ed.; And Others – 1991
This booklet addresses current research on the needs of gifted students and the relationship of these needs to the philosophy and intent of some of the major trends in educational reform and restructuring. Eight major reform trends are examined in terms of definitions, philosophy, key elements of the literature, examples of practical applications,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cooperative Learning, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Ebel, Carolyn W. – NASSP Bulletin, 1985
Discusses the use of cooperative experiential learning as a method to help non-English speakers improve their English communication skills. Cites such factors as the necessity for cooperation and communication among students, the motivational character of natural conversation, and the "mainstreaming" of the limited English speaker. (PGD)
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, English (Second Language), Experiential Learning, Limited English Speaking
National Staff Development Council, 2004
"Transformational Professional Learning" is a periodically published e-newsletter designed to influence what educational leaders think, say, and do to improve teaching and learning by promoting deep understanding of important issues, the transformation of beliefs and assumptions, and a stream of powerful goal-focused actions. There are two…
Descriptors: Labor Turnover, Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership, Program Development
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  55